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Author: Rachael Means | Marketing Manager, Authentify
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TIPS FOR A SECURE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

Who is taking advantage of all the online sales? ME! Am I the only one in the world that does ALL of their holiday shopping online? Unlikely. Don’t get me wrong, I can kill it on Michigan Avenue, but during the busy holiday season, not so much. I avoid that crowded nightmare at all costs.

“You’re paranoid,” said a friend, when I declined gallivanting around the city on my day off and replied that I wanted to stay home to do my online shopping on cyber Monday, utilizing my private Wi-Fi. How many retail breaches (of leading global brands) did we have in 2014? I lost count. Breaches are inevitable (in-store / online) and so many consumers do not understand how they impact their own wallets (if that is you check this out).

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